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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" it was a very blustery day across the truckee meadows as a fast-moving storm blows in. storm watch coverage tops channel 2 news at 5:30. a high wind warning remains in effect until 10 tonight. good evening i'm landon miller. and i'm kristen remington, thanks for staying with us tonight. we begin with storm watch coverage... chief meteorologist mike alger
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tonight... mike how much snow could we get overnight? the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the
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thanks mike. and whenever winter weather comes to northern nevada and the
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channel 2 news on the air... online, on facebook and twitter for storm watch continuing coverage. in campaign 2016 ...the fact that nevada's democratic caucus is just days away has got high powered democrats pushing the need for voters to get out and take part in the process. nevada's senator harry reid was here today urging democrats to get involved. yesterday we had a one-on-one interview with hillary clinton and candidate bernie sanders says he feels confident nevada will be part of his revolution. erin breen has the details. ----crowd raaaaahh------ there's no doubt that bernie sanders is known for drawing big crowds. erin:"but can you get those crowds to get out and caucus?" bernie:"that is what we call the $64 question." bernie:"we are doing everything we can to cover every part of
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the latest cnn / orc poll has sanders and clinton in a dead heat in this state....she is a few points ahead on foreign policy and women...he is a few ahead on anyone under 55. the result is s draw. but sanders feels his army of volunteers will deliver him a victory... bernie: i believe a large voter turn out and we'll do well...if not we'll struggle." senator harry reid says strong senator harry reid says strong participation is what will keep nevada high on the list as an early caucus state. harry reid:"it allows a diverse state to be part of the process. it's important to the country that iowa and new hampshire don't decide who's gonna be the next president." speaking in reno today he also said the caucus is part of the democratic process. reid:"it allows for direct participation of people...not silently in a voting both but in front of people..telling them
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is grass roots politics at it's best." sanders agrees wholeheartedly that it's all about taking part. bernie:"democracy is not a spectator sport. not waiting for someone else to do it...you do it. you get involved in the direction and the future of the country. not a billionaire or a campaign contributor ...you get involved int determining the future of this country!" democrats get their chance on saturday. covering campaign 2016...erin breen channel 2 news. and this afternoon sanders announced he will be holding a town hall friday morning at the elko high gym... doors open at 8 a-m and it starts at 10 a-m. to r-s-v-p head to k-t-v-n dot com and click the blue "news links" button. the poll erin just mentioned also found donald trump has a comfortable lead here in the silver state. the c-n-n/o-r-c poll of likely republican caucus goers found 45 percent of likely republican caucus goers back trump... 19
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support marco rubio... and 17 percent favor ted cruz. ben carson... john kasich and jeb bush all polled in the single digits. republican presidential candidates are criss-crossing south carolina today ahead of saturday's primary. donald trump has a two-to-one lead nationwide over the second-place candidate marco rubio in the latest quinnipiac poll but rubio captured the state's top endorsement. craig boswell reports from summerville, south carolina. cheers marco rubio picked up a coveted endorsement wednesday from south carolina governor nikki haley: gov. nikki haley/r-south carolina: "if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america!" cheers frontrunner donald trump took aim at ted cruz. calling his campaign in iowa a "disgrace." donald trump/ presidential candidate: "here's a guy who raises the bible, and yet he tells fibs, he tells lies cruz is fighting trump with an ad featuring the tycoon's own words: trump: "i am pro-choice in every respect..."
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cease-and-desist order and threatened to sue him, calling the ad 'defamatory." cruz: "and i understand, a candidate with a record like donald trump's, how he could consider anyone pointing to his actual record as defamation." "how are you doing?" jeb: "i'm doing great." jeb bush is polling near the bottom of the gop pool heading into saturday's primary here. he's holding a series of town hall meetings to try and gain more voters. "this is still bush country." voters like pat bialek, who is backing bush over her husband's choice, ted cruz. "not for me at all not for me at all i'm trusting the bush ....i prefer a governor to a first term senator." jeb: "god bless you" a preference that bush - and ohio governor john kasich - are hoping more voters will share. craig boswell channel 2 news. and stay with channel 2 news and "cbs news" for continuing coverage of campaign 2016... through november. and mike alger will have a look
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people aren't the only ones in the midst of flu season. the warning signs your pup might he under the weather... coming up in health watch. but first... most major car companies are developing driverless cars... but they're encountering stumbling blocks... what's delaying the technology, after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, sports with garrett
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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welcome back... every major automaker is testing cars that can drive themselves. but researchers say there is a long way to go before these vehicles take over the road. as john potter reports, one major hurdle is giving the cars the ability to make the right decision when faced with common sense, and even moral dilemmas. it looks like a regular car...but this one's autonomous. nats: "autonomous driving" professor raj rajkumar works at carnegie mellon university, where the technolgy was created over 30 years ago. rajkumar: "ah, just wait." nats: "the magic all happens here." that people like me think about is that somebody deploys this technology prematurely and it causes an accident. god forbid the car hits a stroller."
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research institute, a billion and even moral dilemmas. it looks like a regular car...but this one's autonomous. rajkumar: "ah, just wait." nats: rajkumar: "the biggest nightmare that people like me think about research institute, a billion dollar global initiative from the manufacturer to fast track the driverless car. manufacturer to fast track the driverless car. pratt: "what you're really this. say your car is approaching a head-on collison. or even a group of people - to your right? nats: "so that's what you would over." and professor rajkumar takes the wheel. evidence - that the autonomous vehicle still has...miles to go. covering the story, john potter, channel 2 news. in the coming years there will be more incremental changes to make cars drive on their own. but researchers say true autonomous cars are still a good ten years away. and mike alger will have a look
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coming up in sports...the wolf pack basketball team is getting set to take on san jose state, garrett has a preview coming up in sports. in health watch tonight... a strain of the flu that's relatively new to the u-s canine influenza h-3-n-2. it's caused flu outbreaks among dogs in 26 states throughout the nation. find out if nevada is one of them... next. for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund...
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or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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it's the cold and flu season... not just for people - but for dogs as well. and now, dog flu and kennel cough cases are spiking across the country. 00-12 13-21 1:06=1:12 trt1:32 dr. pat warpinski first started seeing cases up kennel cough three to four weeks ago... like people... dogs have a yearly cold and flu season, too... but this year is one of the worst in a decade. "but then it started to progress where we started seeing several cases a week, multiple cases a week, and it's kind of really almost running rampant as of late in the entire area" when dr. warpinski first diagnoses a dog with kennel cough... like he did with this dog...kelty "..." he treats it with an antibiotic. but if the dog doesn't respond... there's a good chance it's a virus... and possibly the h-3- n-2 dog flu. "we have one confirmed case and several others that aren't
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normal fashion, so i would definitely have to assume there are more cases of infludenza going around." signs of dog flu are virtually the same as kennel cough... coughing or gagging... discharge from the nose or eyes... a loss of appetite... and noticeable lack of energy. "come on buddy, get in the trunk." cody vanhefty says although he took his dog maverick into petsmart today... he doesn't often bring him out in public "he's my hunting buddy. i don't bring him anywhere where he could possibly run into issues like that. i don't take him to a lot of dog parks or anything." but just like the cold and flu in people... it can sometimes be impossible not to get sick. "...nats of dogs..." but there are ways to protect your dog... wash your hands and use sanitizer... so you don't spread the virus. if your dog is symptomatic... or susecpitble to illnesses... stay home. and consider vaccinating... not all vet. good news here... i called several veterinary offices - as well as the nevada humane society - and no one in
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cough cases locally. that's health watch for tonight, for a closer look go to k-t-v-n dot com and click the health watch icon. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. from the campagni auto group dot com traffic center look out for some heavy slowdowns on 580 northbound from mill to i80 also watch out for an accident 395 and i80; nb heading eb and expect extra delays in that area as crews will be on the scene "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors
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of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past several days, but some foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the rain or snow. kristen and landon thank mike. the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more
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mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past several days, but some foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the rain or snow. kristen and landon thank mike. the strong winds will slowly
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bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past several days, but some foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the rain or snow.
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if not all the rain or snow. basketball tournament tips off tonight... we will have a
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"now, here's sports director garrett dearborn, with channel 2 sports" the wolf pack men's basketball team is looking for a 3rd straight win tonight at san jose state. even though they sit at the
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conference standings, the spartans are one of the most improved teams in the conference. 3-wins in conference play are 3-more then they had in the mountain west all last season, and the 8-total is 6-more then year's final tally. they're much improved uh, they're well coached. they have 4 freshmen that are playing really well. rogers is a guy that creates matchup problems cuz he can shoot the 3 as well as post up. and he puts it on the floor really well. they've got good 3- point shooting at the 4-spot and the 3-spot so at 3,4, and 5 they can hit the 3 ball. and they can score a bit in transition as well. tip set for 7....you can stream the game on the mountain west netowrk or on nevadawolfpack.t
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the division one north basketball tournament is underway the girlslsipped things off last night with quarterfinal action, tonight the boys get things going...dallas colodny joins us now live with a preview of the quarterfinals. yea garrett it is playoff time... win or go home... there are 8 teams left vying for the division 1 north title... top 2 teams will play in the state tournament next week... the favorite has to be the carson senators who went undefeated in the sierra league this year they also take the number 1 seed from that division.... they actually haven't lost to a team from the silver state all year long... the number 1 seed for the high desert league is the reno huskies... they enter the playoffs on a three game win streak and were 14-2 in their division. so here is a look at the brackets... reno will host the 4 seed from the sierra league the douglas tigers... reno beat the tigers by 6 back in december. while on the south end of town bishop manogue the 2 seed from the sierra league will host mcqueen the three seed form the high desert league... the lancers topped the miners in
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then the sierra league champs carson will host the reed raiders... the senators beat reed by 18 in late december... while the defending north champion galena will travel across town to face the high desert leagues 2 seed spanish springs. the cougars were 58- 52 winners back in january when they faced off... all games tip off at 7pm tonight and we will have highlights and results in our 11 o'clock
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years. i've watched good friends have their homes foreclosed on. people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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we'll be right back. mike's final weather the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, strong winds of wednesday will but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the
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>> pelley: the battle lines of privacy are drawn. apple refuses a court order to hack the phone of the san bernardino terrorists. also tonight, criminal hackers have seized a hospital's computer system, and they're holding it for ransom. trump talks up torture to fight terror. >> torture works, okay, folks? >> pelley: and a veteran who saw so much death gets the gift of life. >> probably the best wake-up call in the history of wake-up calls. >> pelley: so why won't the v.a. pay for the treatment? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. the war on terror and the right to privacy have collided tonight. the f.b.i. got a court order requiring apple to help investigators hack the iphone of one of the terrorists behind the san bernardino massacre.

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